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Vice President Pence To Visit Grand Forks Air Force Base & Attend Rep. Cramer Fundraiser

Mike Pence will be in Billings on Tuesday and Grand Forks on Wednesday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Vice President Mike Pence’s office has released details about his trip this week to Grand Forks and Billings. The vice president will make two campaign stops on behalf of Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Matt Rosendale of Montana. Both men are running for Senate. Pence will be in Billings on Tuesday and Grand Forks…

Man Killed After Getting Pinned Between Trailer And Fence Post

He Was Helping Load Cattle At The Time

ALEXANDER, N.D. — Authorities have identified an 89-year-old man who was killed after he was pinned between a livestock trailer and a fence post in Alexander, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says Arne Skedsvold was taken to a Montana hospital, where he died because of injuries from the accident. Officials say a 33-year-old man was backing up a tractor…

College Softball: UND Sweeps Montana Inside Alerus Center

VanDomelen records 500th career strikeout at UND.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — A pair of superb pitching performances propelled host North Dakota to a doubleheader sweep over Montana Friday. UND, playing in the Alerus Center for the first time, put on a good show for the crowd on hand, winning 3-0 and 3-1 to move into first place in the Big Sky Conference standings. “The setting was…

Keystone Opponents Want Access to Documents Related to Project’s Approval

GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline want to see emails and other documents related to President Trump’s approval of the project. Canadian environmentalists who have sued to stop the nearly 1200 mile TransCanada pipeline say the documents could bolster their case that Trump’s decision was arbitrary and therefore illegal. Government attorneys say the disputed documents…

Construction Proposal Made for $1.2 Billion Pipeline from Montana to Kansas

It would also help reduce the wasteful flaring of excess gas in the state's oil fields

  NATIONAL — Officials say a $1.2 billion natural gas liquids pipeline proposed from Montana to Kansas will help accommodate increasing production in North Dakota. The Elk Creek Pipeline wouldn’t cross North Dakota but would connect to existing pipelines in the northwestern part of the state. It would transport up to 240,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids from…

Windbreak Saloon Named Most “Ubered-to” Destination in North Dakota

Mall of America is the most popular destination in Minnesota, Rocking R Bar in Montana

FARGO, ND — The Windbreak Saloon will no longer be known just for its music, drink specials and games. The restaurant and bar can now add “most Uber-ed to” destination in North Dakota to its description. “It gets really rowdy and busy so there’re taxi cabs. There’s everybody lined up here when I get off of work,” said Krsti Severson. Severson…

Fargo Teen Injured While Trying To Outrun The Authorities

Rolled His Vehicle On I-94 In Golden Valley County, North Dakota

GOLDEN VALLEY CO., ND — A Fargo teen was injured after leading authorities on a chase across parts of Montana and North Dakota. A deputy tried to stop 19-year-old Joshua Tritchler on I-94 about 120 miles west of the Montana-North Dakota border. Numerous attempts to stop his vehicle were unsuccessful. Tritchler eventually lost control of his car on wet roads…

Restrictions Placed on North Dakota Hunters in Montana Due to Chronic Wasting Disease

About 1,400 North Dakotans hunt deer or elk bucks in Montana each year

  NORTH DAKOTA — The recent discovery of chronic wasting disease in deer in Montana means restrictions for North Dakotans who hunt across the border. The Game and Fish Department is adding Montana to the list of states from which the movement of deer carcasses into North Dakota is restricted. About 1,400 North Dakotans hunt deer or elk bucks in…

Father of St. Cloud Toddler who Shot Himself Arrested in Montana

He was wanted for negligent storage of a firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm

MILES CITY, Mont. — The father of the three-year-old St. Cloud boy who accidentally shot himself with a gun has been arrested. William Dickerson, 28, was taken into custody during a traffic stop in Miles City, Montana. He was wanted for negligent storage of a firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm. It is believed that Dickerson’s…